LMS 28690 DMBSO of Class 503 EMU built 1938

LMS 28690 DMBSO of Class 503 EMU built 1938

LMS 28690 DMBSO of Class 503 EMU built 1938
LMS 28690 DMBSO of Class 503 EMU built 1938

 

Present Location Margate
County Location Kent
Designed For LMS
Built by Metro Cammell
Diagram number 2004
Lot number 1009
Type DMBSO
First Number 28690
Later Numbers M28690M
Present Number 28690
Current Livery LMSR
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe Yes
Original Bogies/Wheelsets Yes
Additional Notes 650 v 3 rail. P 91 Wirral Borough Council as 'Ivor T Davies GM': BR Kirkdale till 1996 to Mersey & Tyneside Elec Pres (MATEP) and to Steamport; Coventry by end 99. Much of interior stripped, stored within. U/frame gear largely complete. Displayed with 29720 and 29289. 09/16: noted that appears to have suffered a small upholstery fire within area/compartment near cab just above number. 30/05/2018: now located at Locomotive Services Ltd site (former Rovex/Hornby works) at Westwood, Margate, following closure of Electric Railway Museum at Coventry.
Owner Heritage Electric Trains Trust
External Structural Condition Satisfactory
Internal Structural Condition Satisfactory
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Satisfactory
Internal Finish Poor but Substantially Complete
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Very Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Very Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Secure Building
Operating No
Survey Date 13/07/2013
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 10/09/2016
Photo by Steve West
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 07/08/2018


 

 










 



 

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